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The Mexican government has accused designer Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation in her latest range. The designer's website says the Resort 2020 collection "takes on the playful and colourful mood of a Latin holiday". But Mexico's culture secretary has written to the fashion house complaining about the use of patterns from...
Police in Cyprus have discovered the seventh victim of what is believed to be the island's first serial killer. The body of six-year-old Sierra Granze was found at the bottom of lake Memi, southwest of the capital Nicosia. "Human remains have been found and forensic pathologists are on the scene," a...
Huawei has ditched a product launch for the first time since the US placed it on a trade blacklist. It was reported that the Chinese tech firm had intended to unveil a new laptop as early as this week. However, its consumer device chief Richard Yu told CNBC that it had become"unable to supply...
At least seven people have been killed and 57 others rescued after a boat carrying migrants overturned near the Greek island of Lesbos, officials say. The bodies of two children, four women and a man were recovered on Tuesday morning off the port of Mytilene. While no official information has been...
A five-year-old boy in Uganda has been diagnosed with Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed. This is the first case confirmed in the country amid a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 2,000 cases have been recorded there in the last 10 months - most...
Protest and military leaders in Sudan have agreed to resume talks soon, an Ethiopian mediator says. Separately, an opposition alliance agreed to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience and widespread strikes. The army - which has been in control since long-time President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April - has agreed...
Huawei has denied that it has any links to the Chinese government. Huawei's cyber-security chief John Suffolk told MPs on Monday that the tech giant had never been asked by China or any other government to "do anything untoward". Mr Suffolk said Huawei welcomed outsiders to analyse its products and detect...
The US has given Mexico 45 days to reduce the number of migrants crossing its territory on their way to the US. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday gave details of a deal reached with the US to avert the imposition of tariffs on Mexican goods. Even though no specific...
Controversial internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has begun a final appeal to halt his extradition from New Zealand to the US on copyright-related charges. The FBI claims Mr Dotcom's Megaupload site earned millions of dollars by facilitating illegal file-sharing. But his lawyers told New Zealand's Supreme Court on Monday it was never...
Barcelona has finally issued a building permit for one of its most famous tourist attractions, 137 years after the first stone was laid. La Sagrada Familia was given a licence on Friday, allowing it to continue building work until 2026. It is unclear why the church, designed by Spanish architect Antoni...

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